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Fake Harvard Apps

FM is hard at work thinking up some new apps that would help us with the real Harvard struggles.

Facebook at Puzzle Day
FAS

Malan, Harvard Filed Separate CS50 Trademark Applications

In the past few years, CS50 instructor David J. Malan '99 and the University have filed contradictory applications to trademark the course, a set of public documents indicate.

Steve Ballmer Gives Back
FAS

New SEAS Faculty Bring Expertise and Logistical Headaches

A “bumper crop” of eight new professors has been a welcome addition to the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, adding particular heft to the Computer Science department.

CS50 Lecture
College

CS50’s First Semester Winds Down at Yale

At Harvard, Computer Science 50 is known for its heavy workload of problem sets and quizzes, but at Yale, that may have come as more of a surprise.

CS50 Fair
On Campus

CS50 Fair

Students demonstrate their CS50 final projects and receive free giveaways of stress balls and cotton candy at the annual class fair Monday. Participants attempted to identify and solve problems with the skills they learned in the class, which was taught concurrently at Yale for the first time this semester.

Joshua Blecher-Cohen
College

New Territory: Pathways and Barriers to a Harvard Major

Some students feel underprepared to study certain fields—especially those in the humanities—because they were not exposed to them in high school or lacked the resources to explore them on their own.

Harvard Hackathon
Computer Science

Harvard Hackathon

Takashi Wickes, a student at the University of Florida participating in Hack Harvard, works on graphics and code for his group’s creation. Hack Harvard was a 36-hour hackathon that brought together computer programmers and tech companies.

Harvard Hackathon
On Campus

Harvard Hackathon

Takashi Wickes, a student at the University of Florida participating in Hack Harvard, works on graphics and code for his group’s creation. Hack Harvard was a 36-hour hackathon that brought together computer programmers and tech companies.

Harvard Hackathon
College

Students Code For 36 Hours At HackHarvard

The event, which lasted from Friday to Sunday, saw hundreds of students from multiple universities converge on Harvard’s campus to create innovative digital projects using new technology.

Harvard Hackathon
Undergraduate Council

Photos of the Weekend (11/15/15)

College

Students Head to Houston for Conference on Women in Tech

Speakers will include Sheryl K. Sandberg ’91, the chief operating officer of Facebook. Students will hear about topics ranging from artificial intelligence to internet-enabled tools over the course of the conference.

CS50 Lecture
College

After Add/Drop, CS50 Edges Ec 10 in Enrollment Numbers

As of Tuesday afternoon, CS50 touted a roster of 703 undergraduates, and Ec 10 had enrolled 700.

Computer Science

Overheard at CS50’s Widener Office Hours

Electrical Engineering
FAS

SEAS Gains a 'Bumper Crop' of Eight Faculty Members

The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences has brought in eight new professors this fall, plus its new dean, the largest addition to the school's faculty in the last five years.

CS50 Lecture
College

Ec 10 and CS50 Compete for Largest Enrollment Numbers

Economics 10a: “Principles of Economics” had enrolled just barely more undergraduates than Computer Science 50: “Introduction to Computer Science I” with 701 undergraduates compared to 697, respectively.

Special Teams
Football

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate
College

The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard
Crime

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard

College

A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes